Cindy del Rosario-Tapan
Executive Director of Communications and Media Relations
Posted in Fellowships
Alex Braslavsky CC’18, an English major with a concentration in Russian language and culture who is from Milpitas, CA, has received the prestigious Clarendon Scholarship to pursue an M.Phil. in Slavonic studies at the University of Oxford, where she will study Russian literature with a focus on Russian poetry.
Ben LaZebnik CC’18, an urban studies major from Los Angeles, has been selected to participate in the Coro Fellowship in Public Affairs.
Leena Dai CC’18, an economics major from Philadelphia, was recently selected to be a Yenching Academy Scholar. Dai will pursue a master’s degree in China studies.
Seven Columbia College students and two alumni have received 2018-2019 Fulbright U.S. Student grants, which offer funding for students and young professionals to undertake individually-designed international research and study projects or primary and secondary school teaching in English-language classrooms.
Eighteen first-year students in Columbia College, Columbia Engineering and the School of General Studies have received 2018 Presidential Global Fellowships. The students, whose academic interests range from political science to the arts, from American studies to computer science, from astrophysics to history, from English literature to history, and from sustainable development to engineering, were selected from a pool of more than 142 for the University’s undergraduate global summer fellowship program.
David Vasquez CC’13, a fellow at the Sponsors for Educational Opportunity (SEO) Career Program, has been selected as a member of the inaugural class of the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program at Stanford University. He will pursue an M.B.A. at the Graduate School of Business.
Matt Malone CC’18, a linguistics and mathematics double major from New York City, has received a prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship to pursue an M.Phil. in theoretical and applied linguistics at the University of Cambridge.
Tomas Luksic CC’18 has been named a member of the Class of 2019 Schwarzman Scholars.
Anneliese Mesa-Jonassen CC’17, originally from Pleasantville, NY, has been awarded a prestigious Mortimer Hays-Brandeis Traveling Fellowship. The fellowship provides $19,000 to support students in the visual and fine arts, including art history, conservation, studio art and photography, for travel and living expenses outside the United States.